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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and South Korea Reverse

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Consumer Prices in South Korea are 72.05% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in South Korea are 57.80% higher than in China
Rent Prices in South Korea are 20.74% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in South Korea are 52.91% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in South Korea are 89.75% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in South Korea is 49.00% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3,397.30 ₩)
41.21 ¥
(7,000.00 ₩)
     +106.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(25,479.72 ₩)
235.48 ¥
(40,000.00 ₩)
     +56.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(5,095.94 ₩)
35.32 ¥
(6,000.00 ₩)
     +17.74 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ¥
(849.32 ₩)
17.66 ¥
(3,000.00 ₩)
     +253.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.50 ¥
(2,972.63 ₩)
29.44 ¥
(5,000.00 ₩)
     +68.20 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.80 ¥
(4,552.11 ₩)
25.98 ¥
(4,412.93 ₩)
     -3.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.18 ¥
(540.26 ₩)
8.93 ¥
(1,516.51 ₩)
     +180.70 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 ¥
(331.52 ₩)
4.47 ¥
(759.54 ₩)
     +129.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.78 ¥
(8,286.10 ₩)
55.19 ¥
(9,374.09 ₩)
     +13.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.45 ¥
(1,605.48 ₩)
13.56 ¥
(2,302.73 ₩)
     +43.43 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.15 ¥
(535.76 ₩)
10.80 ¥
(1,834.71 ₩)
     +242.45 %
Eggs (12) 11.79 ¥
(2,003.29 ₩)
17.03 ¥
(2,893.40 ₩)
     +44.43 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.63 ¥
(7,920.11 ₩)
48.20 ¥
(8,187.53 ₩)
     +3.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.17 ¥
(1,897.28 ₩)
24.04 ¥
(4,083.06 ₩)
     +115.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 34.34 ¥
(5,833.21 ₩)
62.15 ¥
(10,557.61 ₩)
     +80.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.20 ¥
(883.14 ₩)
18.04 ¥
(3,064.59 ₩)
     +247.01 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.68 ¥
(625.57 ₩)
10.71 ¥
(1,819.73 ₩)
     +190.89 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.72 ¥
(802.50 ₩)
15.01 ¥
(2,550.20 ₩)
     +217.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.46 ¥
(587.43 ₩)
14.33 ¥
(2,433.53 ₩)
     +314.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.78 ¥
(472.53 ₩)
8.73 ¥
(1,482.12 ₩)
     +213.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.29 ¥
(558.30 ₩)
7.32 ¥
(1,244.04 ₩)
     +122.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.00 ¥
(850.16 ₩)
13.19 ¥
(2,239.88 ₩)
     +163.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.73 ¥
(634.05 ₩)
6.93 ¥
(1,177.78 ₩)
     +85.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(13,589.19 ₩)
91.25 ¥
(15,500.00 ₩)
     +14.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.01 ¥
(850.87 ₩)
11.85 ¥
(2,012.50 ₩)
     +136.52 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.99 ¥
(2,376.09 ₩)
19.84 ¥
(3,370.59 ₩)
     +41.85 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.00 ¥
(3,057.57 ₩)
26.49 ¥
(4,500.00 ₩)
     +47.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(339.73 ₩)
7.36 ¥
(1,250.00 ₩)
     +267.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(20,383.78 ₩)
323.79 ¥
(55,000.00 ₩)
     +169.82 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1,698.65 ₩)
17.66 ¥
(3,000.00 ₩)
     +76.61 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(628.75 ₩)
11.37 ¥
(1,931.21 ₩)
     +207.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(5,095.94 ₩)
62.17 ¥
(10,560.00 ₩)
     +107.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.17 ¥
(4,105.17 ₩)
33.00 ¥
(5,605.27 ₩)
     +36.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(25,479,723.98 ₩)
188,385.09 ¥
(32,000,000.00 ₩)
     +25.59 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 134,980.95 ¥
(22,928,516.06 ₩)
163,281.09 ¥
(27,735,714.29 ₩)
     +20.97 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 336.97 ¥
(57,239.47 ₩)
964.43 ¥
(163,822.79 ₩)
     +186.21 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 ¥
(45.82 ₩)
0.86 ¥
(146.62 ₩)
     +220.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 100.26 ¥
(17,030.68 ₩)
153.09 ¥
(26,004.69 ₩)
     +52.69 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 268.87 ¥
(45,672.24 ₩)
386.78 ¥
(65,701.06 ₩)
     +43.85 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 71.25 ¥
(12,102.87 ₩)
69.38 ¥
(11,785.71 ₩)
     -2.62 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(8,493.24 ₩)
58.87 ¥
(10,000.00 ₩)
     +17.74 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 490.91 ¥
(83,388.19 ₩)
412.18 ¥
(70,014.84 ₩)
     -16.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 245.17 ¥
(41,645.44 ₩)
282.67 ¥
(48,016.54 ₩)
     +15.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 625.85 ¥
(106,309.30 ₩)
568.45 ¥
(96,560.00 ₩)
     -9.17 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 574.39 ¥
(97,568.38 ₩)
714.62 ¥
(121,388.89 ₩)
     +24.41 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,653.28 ¥
(620,564.38 ₩)
3,710.81 ¥
(630,336.03 ₩)
     +1.57 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,157.37 ¥
(366,460.85 ₩)
2,507.14 ¥
(425,875.52 ₩)
     +16.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,970.88 ¥
(1,353,972.55 ₩)
9,092.39 ¥
(1,544,477.38 ₩)
     +14.07 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,874.41 ¥
(658,126.13 ₩)
6,007.37 ¥
(1,020,440.88 ₩)
     +55.05 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,664.96 ¥
(622,547.59 ₩)
4,372.59 ¥
(742,748.58 ₩)
     +19.31 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,598.59 ¥
(271,543.50 ₩)
2,356.65 ¥
(400,312.56 ₩)
     +47.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 6,081.81 ¥
(1,033,085.92 ₩)
14,299.30 ¥
(2,428,947.89 ₩)
     +135.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.32 3.42      -35.84 %
Last update: January, 2017January, 2017
Contributors:1031446
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY